Sewing Machine Operator Job in West Point, New York – Department of the Army



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Army. The opening is for a Sewing Machine Operator in West Point, New York Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Sewing Machine Operator – West Point, New York
U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 581186
Start Date: 03/29/2022
End Date: 06/29/2022

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: US Citizens Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a Sewing Machine Operator without more than normal supervision to include: (1) operating standard high-speed industrial sewing machines to perform sewing tasks; (2) making alterations to clothing/garments such as blind stitching hems in trousers or topstitching chevrons on uniforms; (3) operating specialized sewing machines such as: buttonhole, eyelet, bar tack, over edge, cylinder, and chain stitch; and (4) performing hand-sewing operations and repairs of garments/clothing. Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision Screen OutAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc.Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.Knowledge of MaterialsMeasurement and LayoutTechnical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic) Physical Effort: Sit for long periods of time with continual movement of hands, arms and fingers in placing items in position for sewing. Often handles pieces of fabric or articles of clothing that are consistently heavy and bulky. Working Conditions: Shop is adequately lighted, ventilated and heated. Operators are subject to cuts, punctures, scratches and other minor irritations and injuries from handling sharp tools. Subject to allergies from dyes, dust and lint from fabrics. Also subject to noise from sewing machines.

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